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green beetle - Diabrotica barberi

green beetle - Diabrotica barberi
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
September 2, 2004
Another green Cucumber beetle type, about to fly off.

Northern Corn Rootworm?
It looks like Diabrotica longicornis. One of the major pests of corn in the corn belt - from the Peterson Guide to Beetles.

Diabrotica barberi - Northern Corn Rootworm
Diabrotica barberi (formerly D. longicornis barberi) (1)
D. longicornis still a good sp., but restricted to AZ, CO, KS, NE, NM, OK, TX, & WY. (1)
D. barberi wide ranging in e. US & adj. Canada. It overlaps with D. longicornis except in AZ, NM, & TX. (1) Am moving...

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